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Todd Rundgren – Pretending To Care lyrics

Today I am your chariot horse
Tomorrow I'm your albatross
Suspended by the finest thread
No one could ever see
And when there's breathing in your ear
You put your faith in all you hear
But just how deep those feelings go
I have no way to know
I'll never know

If I was blind
Would you still be my eyes
Or hide everything you see
Pretending to care about me
When all the time
You're just wishing I'd fade away
You just can't bring yourself to

Say out loud the reasons why
You won't admit you realize
The promise you've been living by
Is just an empty shell
You'll come to bear it like a cross
Then start to tear it like frayed gauze
Though I'm ashamed to be afraid
I just can't help myself
Can't help myself

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    Amazing song! Very sad, brings tears to my eyes! Beautiful singing so hearfelt by todd and the strings are great accompaniment! This song has such intense lyrics "if i were blind" would you hide everything you see, pretending to care about me" wow! How terribly sad and awful to put your trust in someone who would be so unkind and cold. For whatever reason they might have. You would be the one who suffered, trusting them to tell you about all the beautiful things in the world and in life but because they really do not care. They are only pretending.
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